Contentsforthe Test ThePastContinuous Comparatives - Short adjectives. - Long adjectives. Vocabulary of theUnit Verbsfromthelist - Regular (20 – 40) - Irregular (20 – 40) 7°A July 1st, 2011 7°B June 30th, 2011
PastContinuous subj + was/were + verb+ing + when + subj + verb in past. Examples: Aff. You were studying when she called. Int. Were you studying when she called? Neg. You were not studying when she called. weren’t
Exercise 1. Write3 sentences of yourownusingthepastcontinuous. (They can benegative, affirmativeorinterrogative.
Use 1. Interruptedaction in thePast. I was watching TV when she called. When the phone rang, she was writing a letter.
Use 2. ParalellActions I was studying whileshe was making dinner. While Ellen was reading, Tim was watching television.
While v/s When When you talk about things in the past:
"when" is most often followed by the verb tense Simple Past,
"while" is usually followed by Past Continuous.
I was studying when she called. While I was studying, she called